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Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)
The following reply was made to PR port-i386/26373; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: jnemeth%victoria.tc.ca@localhost (John Nemeth)
To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, port-i386-maintainer%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: port-i386/26373 (Booting install CD hangs)
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 11:08:30 -0800
On Mar 18, 12:11am, dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
} Synopsis: Booting install CD hangs
} State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
} State-Changed-By: dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost
} State-Changed-When: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 12:03:38 +0000
} Is this still a problem? The bootloader's changed quite a bit since 1.6.
Old Thinkpads didn't like the 2.88 floppy image El Torito boot
method used in the past (it appeared to only support 1.44 floppy
image). I have this problem with my Thinkpad. The newer style CD boot
works fine for me. Looking at all the details in the PR, it appears
this was the problem. This PR can probably be closed as, even if the
problem isn't solved, it is a BIOS bug.
}-- End of excerpt from dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost
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